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Golspie Golf Club member claims victory at competition in Tain

Golspie Golf Club member claims victory at competition in Tain

Golspie Golf Club member claims victory at competition in Tain

31 January 2024

Golspie golfer on top.


'Everywhere resembled shrines' - Sutherland entrepreneur learns skill and creates successful business over 12 months of hard work

'Everywhere resembled shrines' - Sutherland entrepreneur learns skill and creates successful business over 12 months of hard work

'Everywhere resembled shrines' - Sutherland entrepreneur learns skill and creates successful business over 12 months of hard work

20 January 2024

Sandie Gordon established Candles from the Croft which produces luxury scented candles using natural materials foraged from her family croft.


Ex-paratrooper walking UK coastline for Armed Forces charity has 'never felt so at home' in Sutherland

Ex-paratrooper walking UK coastline for Armed Forces charity has 'never felt so at home' in Sutherland

Ex-paratrooper walking UK coastline for Armed Forces charity has 'never felt so at home' in Sutherland

16 January 2024

Russell Chittenden began his journey six months ago.


NC500 named among top mood-boosting road trips of 2024

NC500 named among top mood-boosting road trips of 2024

NC500 named among top mood-boosting road trips of 2024

10 January 2024

A Highland scenic route has been listed among the best road-trips to boost your mood in January.


The outdoors is best way to de-stress, National Trust for Scotland survey shows

The outdoors is best way to de-stress, National Trust for Scotland survey shows

The outdoors is best way to de-stress, National Trust for Scotland survey shows

06 January 2024

Coastal walks are the most popular way to spend time outdoors in the Highlands, according to new research from the National Trust for Scotland.


Cancer Research UK Race for Life set for Highland return – with half price offer

Cancer Research UK Race for Life set for Highland return – with half price offer

Cancer Research UK Race for Life set for Highland return – with half price offer

05 January 2024

Cancer Research UK has announced the return of its popular Race for Life event to the Highland in 2024 – with a half price offer for the New Year.


Loch Shin swimmers raise hundreds of pounds for cancer charity

Loch Shin swimmers raise hundreds of pounds for cancer charity

Loch Shin swimmers raise hundreds of pounds for cancer charity

03 January 2024

A group of outdoor swimmers at Lairg took a cool dip for a “Twixmas challenge” to raise money for children with cancer.


Tongue Walking Group leader Ruth is inspiring others to follow in her footsteps

Tongue Walking Group leader Ruth is inspiring others to follow in her footsteps

Tongue Walking Group leader Ruth is inspiring others to follow in her footsteps

30 December 2023

A volunteer walking group leader from Tongue says being part of the group provides a wider support network for all those who come along.


'I still can't quite believe it!' Wester Ross octogenarian earns MBE for inspirational mountain exploits

'I still can't quite believe it!' Wester Ross octogenarian earns MBE for inspirational mountain exploits

'I still can't quite believe it!' Wester Ross octogenarian earns MBE for inspirational mountain exploits

29 December 2023

An inspirational octogenarian who bagged all 282 Munros in a record-breaking charity effort has been recognised in the King's New Year honours list.


County's postponement is good news for some after club's big-hearted gesture

County's postponement is good news for some after club's big-hearted gesture

County's postponement is good news for some after club's big-hearted gesture

24 December 2023

300 meals due to have been served at the match didn't go to waste.


Plea for help after Dornoch-raised mum loses sentimentally precious 'family heirloom' baby blanket at Inverness Airport

Plea for help after Dornoch-raised mum loses sentimentally precious 'family heirloom' baby blanket at Inverness Airport

Plea for help after Dornoch-raised mum loses sentimentally precious 'family heirloom' baby blanket at Inverness Airport

21 December 2023

A Dornoch-raised mum is asking for help in recovering a ‘family heirloom’ baby blanket lost after flying into Inverness Airport.


Melvich Primary earns Eco Schools Green Flag in recognition of sustainability

Melvich Primary earns Eco Schools Green Flag in recognition of sustainability

Melvich Primary earns Eco Schools Green Flag in recognition of sustainability

17 December 2023

Far north school Melvich primary has achieved its first Green Flag accreditation after the "fantastic" addition of a timber tunnel in the playground.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Loch Ness run heads for the heart of darkness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Loch Ness run heads for the heart of darkness

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Loch Ness run heads for the heart of darkness

16 December 2023

John Davidson takes to the trails on South Loch Ness-side with his headtorch as the light fades for a late afternoon winter run


Highland News and Media earns 14 Highlands and Islands Media Award shortlistings

Highland News and Media earns 14 Highlands and Islands Media Award shortlistings

Highland News and Media earns 14 Highlands and Islands Media Award shortlistings

15 December 2023

Journalists from Highland News and Media have earned an impressive 14 award shortlistings for the 2024 Highlands and Islands Media Awards.


Highland great-granny who became a stair-climbing charity lockdown legend honoured in House of Commons

Highland great-granny who became a stair-climbing charity lockdown legend honoured in House of Commons

Highland great-granny who became a stair-climbing charity lockdown legend honoured in House of Commons

12 December 2023

A Highland great-granny who raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity during the pandemic has been commemorated in the House of Commons.


Marine conservation projects urged to apply to Sea-Changers

Marine conservation projects urged to apply to Sea-Changers

Marine conservation projects urged to apply to Sea-Changers

10 December 2023

COMMUNITY groups running socially beneficial marine conservation projects are being invited to apply for a £23,000 fund.


CASWA book fairies are back in campaign against gender-based violence

CASWA book fairies are back in campaign against gender-based violence

CASWA book fairies are back in campaign against gender-based violence

02 December 2023

Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid has welcomed back its "book fairies" for a third year to help raise awareness of domestic violence.


HIGHLAND HEROES 2024: Primary Teacher of the year winner

HIGHLAND HEROES 2024: Primary Teacher of the year winner

HIGHLAND HEROES 2024: Primary Teacher of the year winner

27 November 2023

Education plays an important part in every community, and school staff has has a delicate and vital role to play in every child's development.


Your Highland garden can make the perfect nature reserve

Your Highland garden can make the perfect nature reserve

Your Highland garden can make the perfect nature reserve

26 November 2023

Making Space for Nature by Fiona MacLean


Highland Heroes: Lifesaving rescue team urges people to nominate their heroes for top award

Highland Heroes: Lifesaving rescue team urges people to nominate their heroes for top award

Highland Heroes: Lifesaving rescue team urges people to nominate their heroes for top award

13 November 2023

Lifesavers who battled a horrific mountain blizzard to save dozens of people are urging the public to nominate their own Highland heroes for an award.


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